This unit of study aims to provide an understanding of the physics, anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism. Students will also learn about pathologies of the ear, nose and throat and development of the human embryo. The unit also includes an introduction to deafness, basic audiological tests and evaluation of hearing.
3hr lectures/week, 2hr practical:tutorial/week
Mid semester exam (15%), end-semester exam (65%), 4 online quizzes (20%)